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Best Coming of Age Films

In my opinion, and from what I have heard from.

  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • The Graduate
  • The Last Picture Show
  • American Graffiti
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • The Outsiders
  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Goonies
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Stand by Me
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Akira
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Say Anything...
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • School Ties
  • Dazed and Confused
  • The Sandlot
  • A Bronx Tale
  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape
  • Clueless
  • Kids
  • The Craft
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Princess Mononoke
  • The Ice Storm
  • Rushmore
  • Pleasantville
  • 10 Things I Hate About You
  • The Iron Giant
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Cruel Intentions
  • American Beauty
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Election
  • She's All That
  • Almost Famous
  • Billy Elliot
  • Pay It Forward
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Donnie Darko
  • Spirited Away
  • Bully
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Ghost World
  • The Wild Thornberrys Movie
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Good bye, Lenin!
  • School of Rock
  • Elephant
  • Thirteen
  • The Dreamers
  • Mean Girls
  • Mean Creek
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Brick
  • The Squid and the Whale
  • Sky High
  • Coach Carter
  • C.R.A.Z.Y.
  • This Is England
  • Juno
  • Freedom Writers
  • Superbad
  • Into the Wild
  • The Reader
  • Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
  • Coraline
  • Fish Tank
  • An Education
  • Adventureland
  • The Kids Are All Right
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Easy A
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Submarine
  • Never Let Me Go
  • It's Kind of a Funny Story
  • The Myth of the American Sleepover
  • Super 8
  • ParaNorman
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Chronicle
  • The Kings of Summer
  • The Way Way Back
  • The Spectacular Now
  • The Bling Ring
  • Boyhood
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • The Fault in Our Stars
  • If I Stay
  • The Way He Looks
  • Mommy
  • Dope
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl
  • Closet Monster